Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV) wants Michael Vick to be executed if he’s found guilty of federal felony charges of conspiracy to travel in interstate commerce in aid of unlawful activities and to sponsor a dog in animal fighting venture.
The Senator is making an informed assertion. These is not the mouthings of a lily-livered dandy who doesn’t know the consequences of choices; he knows exactly what he’s asking for. Sen. Byrd has attended one execution before and claims he wouldn’t mind seeing another “if it involves this cruel, sadistic, cannibalistic business of training innocent, vulnerable creatures to kill.”
I am confident that the hottest places in hell are reserved for the souls of sick and brutal people who hold God’s creatures in such brutal and cruel contempt.
One is left wondering who are the real animals: the creatures inside or outside the ring?
— Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV)
Speaking before the U.S. Senate on July 19th, 2007
Frankly the Author appreciates the august Senator’s desires, though finds them somewhat too generous and compassionate. After all that Vick’s has done, dying slowly from AIDS contracted through homosexual rape while in prison sounds like a more fitting punishment. Why should a man who’s famous for public obscenity, knowingly and willfully infected a woman with genital herpes, and allegedly took part in one of the cruelest and most gruesome of human acts be granted the mercy of an execution?
Sen Byrd won’t get his wish. Our legal system doesn’t support such justice. The Author’s hope is that the American justice and penal systems will do their respective parts so that he can get his wish and Michael Vick can get what he deserves.